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John Newton: Correspondence with John Thornton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7826

Scope and Contents

MS.Add.7826/1/A. Letters, 1770-1783, from John Newton to John Thornton and his wife, 77 items. MS.Add.7826/1/B. Letters, 1772, from John Thornton to John Newton, 4 items.


  • Creation: 1770-1783


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by John Thornton, 1970.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds further correspondence between John Thornton and John Newton, 1772-1778, MS.Add.7674/1/A and B.

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Repository Details

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